Grace Operative song story

Grace Operative – a song dedication

“Grace Operative” is a song that is dedicated to a friend. Read the story of how Stan Stewart was inspired to write and sing it.

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Snow Day II - ambient orchestra by Stan Stewart

Ambient Orchestra – EP and video for “Snow Day II”

I wonder what a real winter is. The Finger Lakes have traditionally had “hard” winters — meaning lots of gray […]

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Snow Day

Snow Day is sweet and a suite

An actual snow day inspires Stan Stewart’s latest suite of instrumental music.

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Stark Winter

Stark Winter Winter is stark. Where I live, so much is dark and light; snow and bare trees; or gray […]

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Dark Times Light

Dark Times – How to stay inspired

There are many ways to find inspiration even in the cold darkness of winter.

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eSSence collaboration

Collaboration: two heads are better

My music act is currently a duo. The collaboration is with Zane Seubert. He’s a singer-songwriter and a percussionist. We […]

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Wood Brothers at Grassroots Festival

Festival Fun, Inspiration, and Music Discovery

Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance For the first time in a few years, I attended an entire […]

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remember hiking

Always Remember What Inspires You

I remember. I forget. On Repeat No matter how many times I get how important certain things are in my life, […]

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Taughannock Falls Majesty Feature

Taughannock Falls Majesty Revisited (Repeatedly)

It’s that time again. Well, frankly any day is “that time”. Since I live just a few miles from Taughannock […]

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muse as magnet

Muse As Magnet – Why I Compose and Write

Throughout my life, I’ve pondered the muse. Even my brand name includes a play on the word “muse” (as well […]

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